CHS Counseling

 
 
 
 
 
 
Are you interested in test prep or help with your college essay?  Click on the CHS ENRICHMENT CLASSES button below for classes offered by CHS faculty.   

2021-2022 CRANFORD PARENT ACADEMY

The Cranford Parent Academy, the Cranford PTC and local community organizations sponsor a series of presentations to support the health and wellness of our children. Please view the 2021-2022 Cranford Parents Academy flyer and RSVP each month.

Coming up on October 12, let's be safe and join us for Signs of Suicide Parent Training

RSVP to attend here

SENIORS: Now is the time to check-in with your school counselor to update them on your plans after high school! College? Career? Please use the links below to sign up for an individual or group meeting time in the next month.

Ms. Boyll calendly.com/boylljea-chs

Mr. Corea calendly.com/corea-chs

Ms. Fisk calendly.com/fisk-chs (Ms. Fisk is going on maternity leave at the beginning of November - best to get in now to see her!)

Ms. Klemm calendly.com/klemm-chs

Ms. Lenehan calendly.com/lenehan-chs (Ms. Lenehan is going on maternity leave at the beginning of November - best to get in now to see her!)

Ms. Milk calendly.com/milk-1 (Ms. Milk is our new counselor who replaced Ms. Asher.  Make an appointment to get to know her and so she can get to know you!)

*Note: Naviance has updated its procedures for requesting teacher letters of recommendation. Previous requests from the Spring and Summer have been deleted in Naviance and must be re-requested for each college to which students are applying. Your counselors are here to help with this process. Make an appointment today using the links above through Calendly to make sure your teacher requests are entered properly in Naviance.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP) EXAMS will be administered from May 2 through May 13, 2022.  The AP exam registration and payment will be open from September 15, 2021 through October 27, 2021.  The cost is $96 per exam.  

 

STEP 1 JOIN COURSE SECTION (this should have been completed with your AP exam teacher already).

STEP 2 AP EXAM PAYMENT (at home) Students go to https://aptsusa.com/cranford/ to pay for exams.

 
FINANCIAL PLANNING PRESENTATION
"Everything You Need to Know About College Financial Aid" virtual workshop
Monday, October 4th @7:00pm
 
Even if you cannot attend live, you will receive an email the next day with the recording along with slides from the presentation (but you still need to register!)
 
We strongly recommend that you watch the webinar before submitting your financial aid applications. 
FYI: There is no deadline at any college in the country before November 1st
 
Among other things, financial aid experts will discuss: 
 
TOPICS COVERED:
 
(1) What common mistakes NOT to make on your financial aid applications that cost families money every year
(2) Will you qualify for financial aid & How to maximize aid eligibility
(3) How do the Ivys, NESCACs and other elite schools award money?
(4) What to do if you don't qualify for financial aid?
(5) How to present assets on financial aid applications – Home, 529’s, retirement, etc.
(6) Which colleges are the most generous?
(7) How to leverage colleges against one another
(8) Overview and timeline of the financial aid process
(9) FAFSA & CSS/PROFILE tips and timelines
(9) Live Q & A
(10) NEW - Changes as of 1/06/21 to the financial aid process you NEED to know about
 
Click below to register:
Click here to register for financial aid webinar

VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIR

October 4, 2021 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Governor Livingston High School is running a virtual college fair with Zoom meetings with college admissions representatives from around the country.  Click here for more information. 

FRESHMEN CONNECT

Freshmen are scheduled to attend mandatory meetings with their school counselors at lunch time.  Students will meet with their school counselor on the following days.  Student names will be announced prior to the start of lunch.

October 12 and 14

Ms. Milk (CL - GOD): Counseling Conference Room

Ms. Boyll (GOE - LIN): L201

Ms. Lenehan (STB - SZ): CHS library


October 8 and 15

Ms. Fisk (A - CK): Counseling Conference Room

Ms. Klemm (LIO - OR): L201

Mr. Corea (OS - STA): CHS library